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all day, thousands came out to honor two fallen officers all day. john sasaki shows us how baker and butler were remembered. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers along with thousands of law enforcement officers governor jerry brown and a heartbroken santa cruz community remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective sergeant butch baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as peace officers. sergeant butch baker had a wife and three children. >> you are the very reason there is good in my life. because early on you made sure that of that. >> reporter: detective butler had a 2-year-old and 4-year-old joaquin. but his partner shared what he said he promised her before she died. >> i whispered to her that i would teach her about boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview an
that standoff just ended. over the course of the standoff there was gunfire back and forth. john sasaki is here now and tells us what he's just learned about what happened to the suspect inside. john. >> reporter: frank, this has been a very tense day here in vallejo. we're at the corner of illinois street and sonoma. a pink and white house which has a gaping hole in the front. an armored vehicle slammed into it this afternoon. this episode started around 11:30 when police received calls about a man with a rifle. dozens of officers rushed to the scene, blocked off the area and started negotiating with the man. at some point he either fired with the officers or pointed his weapon at them. officer opened fire, unleashing perhaps dozens of rounds. they rammed the vehicle into that house. a short time later the man was found dead inside. >> we heard police outside. when we looked out the window we saw the police and commotion. >> as we were trying to get him to give up peacefully he came to the front of the residence, broke a window out with a shotgun and pointed it at the officers. the officers fi
of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a huge press conference with other local state and federal law enforcement which have been leading related efforts. >> there were 23 arrests and in those arrests we have seized 55 firearms that included four assault weapons. >> reporter: afterward, mayor quan told us that it was meant as a warning to those offenders. >
on march fifth. >>> now to the south bay where the san jose police has new officers. john sasaki tells us when the new officers will be on the street and what challenges they face. >> reporter: those present cheered on their loved ones. >> we need your commitment, dedication and enthusiasm. >> reporter: two women and 41 men had their family and friends pin on their new badges then they were all sworn in. >> it's just an honor to be an officer now with the san jose police department. >> reporter: 31-year-old julian taylor worked previously for a phone and cable company. >> san jose police department gave me a great opportunity and they're filled with opportunities. it's a great city and wonderful people from the training officers and everybody i've met here. so just really excited. >> reporter: his parents were by his side all through this process. >> i'm worried but i am so proud of my son. and he's with a fine department. >> reporter: chuck reed is thrilled to have a new class but acknowledges there's a tough task ahead. >> we have crime going up, of course property crimes are going up a
the san jose police has new officers. john sasaki tells us when the new officers will be on the street and what challenges they face. >> reporter: those present cheered on their loved ones. >> we need your commitment, dedication and enthusiasm. >> reporter: two women and 41 men had their family and friends pin on their new badges then they were all sworn in. >> it's just an honor to be an officer now with the san jose police department. >> reporter: 31-year-old julian taylor worked previously for a phone and cable company. >> san jose police department gave me a great opportunity and they're filled with opportunities. it's a great city and wonderful people from the training officers and everybody i've met here. so just really excited. >> reporter: his parents were by his side all through this process. >> i'm worried but i am so proud of my son. and he's with a fine department. >> reporter: chuck reed is thrilled to have a new class but acknowledges there's a tough task ahead. >> we have crime going up, of course property crimes are going up all over the state and we need to respond to
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